The Lawyer and the Musky

Have you heard the one about the lawyer and the musky?

Dear Clients and Friends,
I hope you had a good summer. As you can see, I was able to sneak away for a little fishing excursion. My reward was this musky caught in the Northwoods. Not bad for a lawyer!

Personal Injury Questions

Answering your questions about personal injury

I’ve been injured, now what?

If someone else is more at fault for your injury than you are, you may make a claim against that person or business and their insurance company, if any. The type of accident and the cause of the accident may affect whether you are entitled to compensation, as in the following examples:

Buying and Selling Residential Real Estate

Answering your questions about buying/selling residential real estate

The process of buying and selling a home consists of multiple steps that can take weeks, even months, to complete. This pamphlet can’t begin to cover all aspects of home buying or selling. Rather, it focuses on specific stages in the process when a lawyer’s advice would be helpful, even crucial, to get the best results for you.

By law, only an attorney can provide you legal advice – not a real estate agent, loan officer, or closing agent. Whether you’re a buyer or seller, you need your own legal advisor who will look out for your interests. Because the buyer’s and seller’s interests differ, it’s not a good idea for both parties to use the same attorney.

Who Gets the Family Dog?

who gets the family pet


One of my main areas of practice is family law. Over the last 32 years, I have handled many types of divorces and family matters from amicable to contentious and with all sorts of custody issues over children, property, and, yes, even pets.

The fact is the family pet is just that – part of the family – and resolving who will continue to feed and care for Fido can be as intense and stressful as who keeps the house or the dining room set. Plus it is important to recognize that your pet may also be feeling the emotional distress from the split-up.


Answering your legal questions about divorce

What are my rights? How do I petition for divorce? How does child custody and/or support work?

Everyone hopes to never have to endure a divorce, one of life’s most traumatic experiences. But some marriages deteriorate beyond repair. If you’re facing a divorce, you need to know what lies ahead in the legal process. This pamphlet will answer many of your questions.